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Re: Wireless Scanning
From: sam stover <sstover () mac com>
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2004 09:55:31 -0400


On Sep 27, 2004, at 6:09 PM, Jason T wrote:

Just a comment on using a WEP cracking programs. I heard from Keith Parsons who is an expert wireless teacher saying that WEP cracking in the wild today
doesn't exist in most cases.

In early 2002 all vendors saw the weak IV as an attack. So they changed the firmware to no longer support those weak IV's. If you want to crack WEP it
will most likely be on an AP that has a firmware version prior to 2002.

Dragorn (the guy who wrote kismet) has been explaining this very thing to people for a long time:

http://www.kismetwireless.net/Forum/General/Messages/1075133752.350419


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